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Honoring Dr Seuss Poetry Contest

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Light Verse poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, April 4, 2019
33 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
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Contest Dealine:

4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of

With the recent birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2nd) I thought it would be fun to have a contest inspired by him. So this is pretty simple, write a poem in the style of Dr. Suess. I have posted an example called "Morris the Thesaurus Tortoise." There are no rescrictions other than the form must be 'Light Verse.' 
Let your imagination run free!


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Twelve Honorable Mentions

Preparing Your Entry

Submit one copy of your poem online. Format your poem. Please make your entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts. 

English Language

Poems should be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.

A Note to Poetry Contestants

You are welcome to enter this contest, whether or not you won a prize in one of my previous contests.